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COMMON CORE: STAKES ARE HIGH

COMMON CORE: STAKES ARE HIGH

Jeremy Alford December 21, 2013 0

With more complaints than big ideas being heard, supporters and opponents are wondering what happens next in regard to Common Core. While observers in Louisiana aren’t predicting a court battle just yet, that’s an

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KLECKLEY OPEN TO TUITION CHANGES

KLECKLEY OPEN TO TUITION CHANGES

Jeremy Alford December 4, 2013 0

Legislation granting university boards more control over tuition didn’t make it through this year’s regular session. But House Speaker Chuck Kleckley, R-Lake Charles, says he’s willing to give it another chance in 2014. In

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DISTRICTS LOOK FUNNY

DISTRICTS LOOK FUNNY

John Maginnis December 4, 2013 0

This just in: Louisiana congressional districts look funny. According to a new study by a “geospatial” software company, Louisiana’s congressional districts are among the least “compact” in the country. The underlying notion is that

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MUST-MISS TV: EDWIN PLAYS ALONG

MUST-MISS TV: EDWIN PLAYS ALONG

John Maginnis November 20, 2013 0

When the previews of The Governor’s Wife first aired, my response was that it would be both unwatchable and unmissable, much like a train wreck. It was that way in viewing its debut on

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Did The A.G. Break The Law?

Did The A.G. Break The Law?

Jeremy Alford September 19, 2013 0

In the ongoing debate over a historic lawsuit filed by a New Orleans area levee board against 97 energy companies, the Louisiana Oil and Gas Assoc. is now accusing Attorney General Buddy Caldwell of

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Jindalcare And Obamacare

Jindalcare And Obamacare

John Maginnis September 19, 2013 0

It should be clear by now that, regardless of criticism and public opinion, Gov. Bobby Jindal is not going to change his mind about opting out of the expansion of Medicaid and not setting

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